9 Songs, 34 Minutes


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Carmen at the Top of Her Game

Just listen to the emotion McRae puts into "Dear Death," "A Handful of Soul," and "I Don't Want Nothin' from Nobody" and you will know why they called her Ms. Jazz. She has the most amazing ability to stay completely relaxed and behind the beat while always putting so much soul into the songs. This collection of standards and new jazz compositions from the 70s show Carmen as both current and true to jazz at the same time. It's a great album. The only thing I wonder is how she and ex-husband drummer Kenny Clarke got along so many years after their divorce. Sounds like they got along fine!

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